(Closed) July Brides – To do lists

posted 11 years ago in July 2010
Post # 3
228 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

A lot more than you! Frown


We need cake, photographer, rings, suits, signs, menus plus who-knows-what-else!

Post # 4
1245 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I’m with lorilori!  I have so much to do!

Reception food, engagement pictures, send out invites, get with the rental people and give them the list, help BMs get there dresses, ect ect ect!! we’ve also got to work on our centerpieces!! 


Post # 5
269 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

The biggest thing on my list right now is to make my invitations. Fortunately as a teacher I have spring break coming up soon.


The only vendor we still need to book is hair and make-up, but we have a ton of little things to take care of. I cross one thing off and add 3 more at the same time.

Post # 6
1568 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

All the big stuff is done and I’m plowing through the smaller stuff, but I tried to be exhaustive in making our checklist so it looks fairly long.


  1. DANCE LESSONS (we have started these, but we have several more and I want to book a few private lessons as well)
  2. Pick out and purchase shoes (mine and bridesmaids’)
  3. Engagement photos
  4. Bridal photos (booked, just need to do them)
  5. DIY Make the favors (in progress – print out stickers, assemble)
  6. Pick out and buy my jewelry
  7. Pick out and buy attendant jewelry
  8. Pick out and buy bridesmaid gifts
  9. Give photographers a list of required shots
  10. Buy Fiance ‘s band, get engraved
  11. Pick out and buy cufflinks
  12. Pick out and buy groomsmen-gifts
  13. Do hair/makeup trial
  14. Boudoir pics
  15. Mail contract to ceremony musicians
  16. DIY Make invitations, mail them (this has many many sub-steps)
  17. DIY Figure out how to make table signs, make them
  18. DIY Make escort cards with wine corks and tag thingies (may finish this tonight!)
  19. Figure out the tent – communicate with other brides from my venue (in progress, nearly done)
  20. Call the venue to reserve wine (our venue is a winery)
  21. Figure out ceremony – what readings, what hymns, who does readings, who sings (halfway through, need to meet with officiant)
  22. Buy fabric for fenceposts
  23. Buy photobooth backdrop
  24. Make DJ playlist, give him CD
  25. Buy 8-10 mason jars, make hanging mason jars with raffia
  26. Buy hanging votives
  27. Figure out guest book- buy book with our engagement photos
  28. DIY Out of Town bags – figure out, purchase, assemble
  29. DIY Ceremony programs: design, purchase materials, assemble
  30. Buy wedding sign(s) from Etsy
  31. Send envelopes and reception signs to calligrapher
  32. Purchase fascinator
  33. Bow tie collar for the dog
  34. Dress fitting appointments
  35. Buy goodies for bathroom basket

Many, many more things!

Post # 7
37 posts
  • Wedding: June 2010

My list looks alot like LittlesBirds – just the details left, but there are alot of them!!

We’re getting so close!!

Post # 8
714 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

@Littlest birds- that’s a great list!  Thanks!  It is also a little overwhelming!  Ack!  I still have so much to do!  Okay, one day at a time, right??

Post # 9
112 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

hmmm let’s see

purchase daughter’s dress

purchase daughter’s wagon (she’s getting pulled down the aisle by her older brother)

reserve tux

pay deposits for cake, florists, photographer and bartendar

save up for second deposit for venue

book caterer

purchase containers for candy buffet, napkins and more centerpieces (not neccessary)

make sure bms order their dresses before this month is out

look for fi’s ring


write program for ceremony

the rest is one his to do list Undecided

hmmmmm….not toooooo bad


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